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Man dies after pie eating contest

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International News | Friday July 19 2013 20:25

Man dies after pie eating contest

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Australian police are investigating the death of a man who died after participating in a pie eating contest.

The 64-year-old was taking part in the contest on State of Origin night at a pub near Townsville.

He began choking during it and was taken to hospital - but died a short time later.

It's thought he died of a heart attack.

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